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Posted on May 3rd, 2021 in Blog, Featured, Students/Alumni by Aaron Dusso

Congratulations to Political Science Alumnus Travis Endicott for landing his new position as an Assistant Professor in Political Science at Wartburg College! Travis is also now Dr. Endicott after defending his Ph.D. dissertation (University of Mississippi) last week too! Wonderful news all around!

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Travis W. Endicott photo
Posted on May 3rd, 2021 in Blog, Featured, Students/Alumni by Aaron Dusso

Congratulations to Political Science Alumnus Travis Endicott for landing his new position as an Assistant Professor in Political Science at Wartburg College! Travis is also now Dr. Endicott after defending his Ph.D. dissertation (University of Mississippi) last week too! Wonderful news all around!

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Posted on April 23rd, 2021 in Blog, Students/Alumni by Aaron Dusso

by Yartel Brooks After graduating, I plan on going to Japan for 6+ months, if allowed, to study the Japanese language. I have taken the LSAT and plan on applying for law school at the University of Michigan. There I will get my J.D. with a focus in International and Comparative Law. I will simultaneously …

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Posted on April 19th, 2021 in Blog, Faculty, Students/Alumni, Teaching by Aaron Dusso

Gary Foxcroft, the Founder and Executive Director of the Witchcraft and Human Rights Information Network, joined Professor Tijen Demirel-Pegg’s POLS-Y371 Human Rights class via Zoom on April 14, 2021. Gary Foxcroft is one of the leading human rights advocates who has brought much deserved awareness to the issue of false witchcraft accusations as a human …

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Posted on April 14th, 2021 in Blog, Featured, Students/Alumni by Aaron Dusso

  Congratulations to our majors Elisabeth Huls and Riley Smith for being named to IUPUI’s Top 100! Both have been wonderful contributors to our department and classes for years! The Top 100 recognizes student excellence by honoring 100 outstanding undergraduate students who demonstrate excellence in three categories: (1) academic excellence, (2) campus leadership, and (3) …

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Posted on April 9th, 2021 in Blog, Students/Alumni by Aaron Dusso

  Congratulations to all our scholarship and award winners! You all did amazing work during an incredibly challenging year!   Academic Achievement Award for Political Science Taylor Gaby Clara Margaret Powell Undergraduate Research Award Alexandria Workman James E. Sawyers Memorial Scholarship Derion Searcey P.E. MacAllister Political Science Scholarship Bri Brown Yvonne Carmelo Robert V. Kirch …

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Posted on April 1st, 2021 in Blog, Faculty by Aaron Dusso

Prof. Bill Blomquist will be the IUPUI “TRIP Scholar of the Month” for April. Featured Scholar: Featured Translational Scholars: Translational Scholars: Translating Research into Practice: IUPUI IUPUI’s Center for Translating Research into Practice (TRIP) promotes, supports, and recognizes the work done by IUPUI faculty to try to apply their scholarly interests and research toward community …

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Posted on March 26th, 2021 in Faculty, Teaching by Aaron Dusso

I show documentary films in most of my classes. One of my favorites is “On Our Watch,” a PBS Frontline documentary on the genocide in Darfur, Sudan which I use in POLS Y219 Introduction to International Relations. That documentary speaks to several different theories of International Relations covered in the class, as well as the …

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Posted on March 10th, 2021 in Blog, Students/Alumni by Aaron Dusso

Political Science alumna Joselyne Whipple will present her work titled “The Black Militant Domestic: Illustrating Citizenship for African American Women” at The Global Conference on Women and Gender during their Saturday session, March 20th. Congratulations Joselyne!

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Posted on March 4th, 2021 in Blog, Faculty by Aaron Dusso

You can’t repeal regret’: targeting men for mobilisation in Ireland’s abortion debate Abstract This study explores how social movement organisations involved in the abortion debate in the Republic of Ireland attempted to appeal to men in their campaign messages before the 2018 referendum on the Eighth Amendment concerning abortion. We scrape social movement organisations’ Twitter …

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